Hoax bomb threat forces UT Dallas to evacuate

The University of Texas - Dallas campus was evacuated Tuesday afternoon after a hoax bomb threat.

The school sent out an urgent message to all UT Dallas students and faculty around 2:45 p.m. to evacuate all buildings and head to the parking garages.

“We received a bomb threat and are working with UTDPD to make sure the campus is safe,” the university tweeted.

The all clear was given shortly before a 3:30 p.m., citing a "hoax" bomb threat.